Web Design

Take a look at our work in Web Design...!

We offer a one-day service from £395 that integrates bespoke web design, advanced features, logo and web graphic designs, training and handover to the client – all with their full input. For more complex commissions, our services start from £595. If you’ve already got a website which you’d like to refresh, a full refurbishment starts at £300. Our web design services can be integrated with any of our other creative services at no extra cost – all you’re paying for is our time! To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

It’s been a pleasure to work again with one of our early clients to modernise her site when her needs for it changed. The original site had been made to the style and specifications she requested, but she was now…

New Website, Hosting and Social Media for QSH Ltd

New Website, Hosting and Social Media for QSH Ltd

Social housing provider QSH Ltd has become the first website provided an ongoing hosting and backups service by Friendly Creatives, along with gaining a refreshed new website (enhancing the look and content of their existing site), and graphics for their social…

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

In 2011 FriendlyWebStarter adapted an existing website for performer and vocal coach Rebecca Schwarz, and we later filmed one of her concerts in High Definition… and in 2014 we gave the site a new look and transformed its navigation, creating…

Cluster2020 web videos distribution for Creative England & Isis Media

Cluster2020 web videos distribution for Creative England & Isis Media

Ian has provided video annotation links (through YouTube), and website video galleries for 40 videos for Cluster2020, which are produced by Isis Media. Cluster 2020 is part of European Creative Industries Alliance. The videos feature respected business people and highlight the…

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

This website includes fully bespoke graphic and web design, as well as an interactive map displaying hundreds of member organisations and open spaces across a city of a million people. There’s also an events system and a newsletter system built…

New-look Producers’ Forum website and newsletters

New-look Producers’ Forum website and newsletters

As its Communications Officer, Ian relaunched the Producers’ Forum in late 2013, with a smarter new website (including video galleries) and a new newsletter platform…

The Fancy Silk Store – website, photos & 6 promotional videos

The Fancy Silk Store – website, photos & 6 promotional videos

We produced a glossy bespoke website, nearly 200 photos and a series of corporate videos for the Fancy Silk Store, a long-established family business supplying the UK’s biggest selection of fabrics to businesses and the public…

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

Ian and Scarlet are training providers for DesignTrainingUK and have provided varied high-end training for their clients, including now providing WordPress training for clients to run their own websites…

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

From July 2011 to April 2014, Ian worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Producers’ Forum, transforming its communications, website and member subscriptions. The Twitter, Facebook and newsletter following has gone from under 2,000 to over 3,500 cumulatively…

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

To complete a site that had already been initialised, Ian redesigned the header image, amended the website’s style and layout, and added smooth new animated slideshows as well as a testimonials widget and other effects, while training the client to…

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

This colourful new site makes the most of the client’s vivid images of their creations, with a large slider on the homepage that links to different sections of the site, plus an interactive map and Flash picture galleries. The site…

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

It was an honour to be asked to do a ten-minute presentation to WordPress professionals about how FriendlyWebStarter manage to build entire advanced websites, train clients and hand over to them in a day, and led to our biggest ever…

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

FriendlyWebStarter has produced the vivid website for this new independent theatre festival…

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

2011 & 2012 Creative Web Design courses for University College Birmingham

In 2011 Scarlet and Ian led this course together, but with Scarlet unavailable Ian ran the 2012 course, designed to facilitate 10 students to create websites ‘of a saleable standard’ within just two days…

New IQK Website – Writing & Productions by Ian Kennedy

New IQK Website – Writing & Productions by Ian Kennedy

Moving across from our attractive but technically outmoded HTML site was a great opportunity to show off new features, functions and styles…